Fatally flawed

by Henry Lamb -- The concept of sustainable development entered the world, officially, through the 1987 U.N. Commission on Environment and Development. The event was chaired by Gro Harlem Brundtland, who once more…

Windy thinking

by Cynthia Grenier -- "The Wind Done Gone" is a slim little volume that got way too much advance publicity because the estate of Margaret Mitchell got all worked up over the more…

Farther than any man

by Richard Grenier -- What a man. What a hero among heroes. I'm talking about Captain James Cook, whose adventures into the unknown, have given him a place in history, equal perhaps more…

Rethinking 'English-only'

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Native language is a precious resource that should not be squandered. That is the moral of an exceptionally good story now being shared far and wide. At a more…

The spoiled generation

by Chuck Baldwin -- A Time Magazine and CNN poll recently found that 80 percent of 1,015 adults surveyed believed children today are more spoiled than children of 10 or 15 years more…

Beware feds bearing gifts!

by Alan Keyes -- The dispute over whether to release water from Klamath Lake for use on farms in the region, or to reserve it for the sake of several species of more…

Internet keeps undermining hierarchies

by Alan W. Bock -- Despite the dot-com meltdown, people continue to use the Internet, and the Internet is likely to continue its gradual (and sometimes rather sudden) process of undermining hierarchical structures more…

Grass-roots conservatives and Republican resolve

by David Limbaugh -- Probably the surest way to understand the depth of dissatisfaction among many conservatives with the Republican Party is to be a conservative columnist who often defends Republicans. You more…

Tincture of Greenspan

by Medicine Men -- Many medicines lose their potency and effectiveness after too many years on the shelf or table. Some pills, powders and capsules even become toxic. So it is with more…

The Economist pushes for drug legalization

by Bill Steigerwald -- Any $50-a-day crackhead can tell you why politicians of both major parties so blindly support America's war on (some) drugs. What is more perplexing/ discouraging/ frightening is why more…